AFRICA

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ACKNOWLEDGES OMOTOLA

Omo Sexy acknowledged by Amnesty International

News Story by Mahammed Taiwo The global human right organization, Amnesty International had in a letter signed by the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Salil Shetti expressed immense gratitude to Omotola for her good works in Africa and around the world. Amnesty International described the Nigerian Star Actress, ‘Omosexy’ as she is sometimes called as a staunch advocate for Amnesty ...

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RAPE: 85 YEARS OLD MAN RAPES 12 YEARS OLD GIRL, AS 25 YEARS OLD MAN RAPES 85 YEARS OLD WOMAN.

  By Solomon Zak Series of rape incidence occurred in Ekiti State as preparation and celebration of Christmas was ongoing on the 24th and 25th of December involving an 85-year-old grand father raping a 12-year-old girl, and a 25-year-old young man raping an 85-year-old great grand man. The police has released a statement alleging that an 85-year-old man, Pa Olajide ...

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JONATHAN’S CAMPAIGN VEHICLE SET ON FIRE IN JOS

At Zololo Junction by Mangu Street, along the Bauchi road in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, angry youths attacked Jonathan’s campaign and set it on fire. The driver however escaped unhurt.

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ELECTRONIC DEVICES POSE NO THREAT TO FLIGHTS – EASA

EASA Building

EASA allows European airlines to permit use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing. Airlines can also allow the use of portable electronic devices (PEDs) throughout the flight, after a safety assessment process. As a result, passengers will be able to use their PEDs just like in any other mode of transport throughout the trip. The new guidance allows airlines to ...

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WE DID NOT ISSUE ULTIMATUM, IT WAS VICE-CHANCELLORS, WE WILL CONSULT ON DEADLINE – JONATHAN

Jonathan Goodluck

The President himself has, yesterday said that the presidency did not give any ultimatum to lecturers to resume on or before 4th December or get sacked, stating that the decision was that of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors. He however, agreed to consult on the date. He said this while speaking at an expanded caucus meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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ASUU STRIKE: OUR REGISTRATION OF NEW STUDENTS, NOT A SIGN OF RESUMPTION – UNILAG

Prof. Amund, Olukayode oladipo

The University of Lagos has again discredited speculations that it is planning to pull out of the on-going ASUU strike. The speculations which recently garnered more waves as Unilag began the registration of the new students who just got admission into the University even while the ASUU strike lasts. Owing to this speculations, when Skyrocket visited University of Lagos campus ...

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ASUU STRIKE: WE WILL GIVE STUDENTS ENOUGH TIME TO PREPARE BEFORE EXAMS WHEN WE RESUME – UNILAG

Unilag gate

 This might be good news for University of Lagos students who are being gripped by the fear of being rushed into exams immediately the strike is eventually called off. The management of University of Lagos stated that it would not rush students into exams after resumption.

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FG GIVES ASUU ONE WEEK ULTIMATUM, ORDERS VCs TO REOPEN; “IT IS NOT THE FG, IT IS THE COMMITTEE OF PRO-CHANCELLORS” – UNILAG DSA

ASUU Cgairman, Awuzie and President Jonathan

The Federal Government today reportedly issued an order giving the Academic Staff Union of Universoties an Ultimatum of one week to call off the strike, the Federal Government has also reportedly directed Federal University Vice Chancellors to reopen schools. Following the directive, some universities have reportedly reopened already while others are yet to reopen. It was reported that the directive ...

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GUNMEN IN MILITARY UNIFORM WIPE OUT THREE FAMILIES IN JOS

More than two families has been confirmed dead with no fewer than 25 others in an attacks in Jos yesterday. In what has been described as coordinated attacks on the residence of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State  which took between the hours of 12am and 1am, over two families has been confirmed dead, and no fewer than ...

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TWO REBEL GOVERNORS DENY JOINING APC, SAYS THEY REMAIN PDP MEMBERS

Aliyu Bababgida and Sule Lamido

“I cannot leave the house I built” – Sule Lamido “I have not moved” – Babangida Aliyu The move by the rebel PDP Governors to join APC may not be a smooth sailing anyways. The leader of the rebel PDP Governors keep insisting that there were division among them on joining the APC, that decision was conclusively that of all ...

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PARTY CRISIS: SEVEN PDP REBEL GOVERNORS JOIN APC.

PDP Rebel Governors

At a meeting in Abuja, today, the seven PDP rebel governors has finally resolved to join the All Progressive Congress APC. The decision was announced by the National Chairman of the New PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje in Abuja few hours ago after a concluding a meeting with the New PDP Governors and APC chiefs with some former governors. Their decision ...

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REVEALED: ABUJA COURT REMANDS INEC OFFICIAL FOR BREACHING OFFICIAL DUTY ON NOV. 16, ANAMBRA STATE

Prof. Attehiru Jega, INEC Chairman

Chukwujekwu Okeke, an INEC official from Anambra State was on Monday put behind bars for deliberately withholding electoral materials, and therefore hampering smooth process of the election. The man who worked at Idemili North Local govrnement Area of Anambra state during the Nov. 16th governorship election in Anambra was denied bail and thrown into custody for what the called regarded ...

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